Lagos, Kano, Borno account for 52% COVID-19 deaths – FG

May 19, 2020
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The Minister of State for Health, Mamora, said Lagos, Kano and Borno states accounted for 52 per cent of COVID-19 deaths in the country.

Mamora also said 60 per cent of COVID-19 cases in the country were aged between 21 and 50 years.

As of Sunday, Nigeria had recorded 5,959 coronavirus cases, with 1,594 discharged, while 182 patients had died.

Lagos State with 2,550 cases, the highest in the country, is followed by Kano, which has 825 cases and the Federal Capital Territory that has 418 cases. Borno State has 215 cases.

On Monday, Mamora said the Federal Government had sent more test kits and laboratory consumables to Kano State. According to him, 660 tests are being conducted in the state daily.

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